Specific Mental and Emotional Health Therapist Careers

Therapy - Therapists focus on helping people and their interpersonal relationships – can work with groups and individuals. Therapists in this career area of Psychology deal mostly with cognitive and interactive conditions with no medical intervention.

  • Drama
  • Hydro therapist
  • Massage
  • Music
  • Palliative
  • Play
  • Recreational
  • Marriage/Sex

Psychologists, Social Workers and Counselors in the mental and emotional health area focus on helping people improve their well being using different modes of psychotherapy.

Therapists in the Allied Health career area, deal with therapy modes where there is more medically supervised physical interaction with the client, including - Physical Therapy, Massage Therapy, Hydro Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Kinesiotherapy.

Some specialties in the psychotherapy areas include -

  • Animal Assisted Therapy
  • Art Therapy
  • Drama Therapy
  • Music Therapy
  • Play Therapy
  • Recreational Therapy

It is possible to become certified to practice in any one of these areas in a support mode, in addition to using them in a licensed mental health profession.